Substance Abuse Prevention Program
UO Academic Extension

Eric Martin

Eric Martin is the past president and director emeritus of the Addiction Counselor Certification Board of Oregon. He is an adjunct faculty member with the UO SAPP program and a contract instructor with Oregon's Child Welfare Division. He is a state and nationally certified addictions counselor with 26 years of clinical experience in inpatient psychiatric hospitalization, residential and outpatient addictions treatment, and alcohol, tobacco and other drug prevention.

Martin is an international presenter and treatment advocate who has served on several governors' advisory boards, the Governor's Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse Programs and the Governor's Drug and Violent Crime Advisory Board. He has also produced videos including "Reunited," designed for methamphetamine addicted mothers entering the child welfare system.

He has been honored with numerous awards, most notably the Governor's Council Award of Excellence, presented by Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber, and the National Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors William F. Callahan Award for Sustained and Meritorious Service, presented in Washington D.C. in 2010. Martin currently serves in a leadership capacity to numerous community boards including New Columbia CREW, special consultant to the African American Addiction Recovery and Counseling Association, Voices of Problem Gambling Recovery, and as the legislative liaison for the Addiction Counselor Certification Board of Oregon.